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Early Childhood Studies Degree Completion (part-time)

*Please note: this page contains information for students who enrolled prior to Fall 2017. If you are intending to start Fall 2017 or later click here

“In just the last few years, we’ve seen a recognition that by investing in early childhood, we can intervene when it counts most.  This recognition has produced changes in our public policies, our laws, in our classrooms and in our hospitals.  The field is changing immensely.  This is a remarkable time to effect change.” 

- Nikki Martyn, Program Head, Early Childhood Studies

The field of early childhood is advancing very quickly.  Shifts in policy have resulted in a new focus on the child.  New research on the brain continues to change our understanding of how children learn, grow and develop.  An understanding of the importance of early intervention and for those with the knowledge and skills to do so is emerging.

So while the landscape shifts to accommodate these latest changes, how do you keep up with a field in full swing?

Welcome to an innovative Early Childhood Studies program that recognizes your years of experience, your knowledge, and your lifestyle.  Complete your degree while you continue to work, and do it alongside other like-minded professionals.

Whether you’re looking to advance your career, continue on to graduate school, or embark on a different path working with children and families, this program offers the convenience and flexibility to get you there.

What credential will I graduate with?

Earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies, granted by the University of Guelph.

Learn the most pertinent information about the child as a whole.  From assessment and intervention to inclusion and diversity to counseling and leadership to program development – as a graduate of this program, you’ll be able to advance your career with considerable options.

How will this program fit my life?

Courses are offered in a hybrid format.  During the fall and winter, courses are all online – and during the summer, courses are a blend of online and weekend classes at the University of Guelph-Humber.  All in just more than two years of study.

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